AT&T U-verse Arris Modems NVG589 / NVG599 / 5268AC Multiple Vulnerabilities (SharknATTo)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 102916


The remote device is affected by multiple vulnerabilities, including multiple remote code execution vulnerabilities.


The remote Arris device's self report model is NVG589, NVG599 or 5268AC.
It is, therefor, affected by multiple vulnerabilities, including a firewall bypass, multiple instances of hardcoded credentials, privilege escalation, and remote code execution.

Note: Nessus has not checked the firmware version and is detecting this vulnerability based on the device's self reported model number.


No vendor-supplied fix is currently available. Contact vendor for further details.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 102916

File Name: arris_modem_sharknatto.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: remote

Family: CGI abuses

Published: 2017/09/01

Modified: 2017/09/07

Dependencies: 10107

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 9.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:U/RC:ND


Base Score: 9.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: Settings/ParanoidReport

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/08/31

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-10793, CVE-2017-14115, CVE-2017-14116, CVE-2017-14117

BID: 100585

OSVDB: 164597, 164598, 164599, 164600, 164601